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Trump says looking at whether Apple should be exempt from China tariffs

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering whether to exempt Apple Inc from tariffs on Chinese imports.

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 20 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering whether to exempt Apple IncAAPL.O from tariffs on Chinese imports.

"We're looking at that," Trump said in answer to a reporter's question about the tariffs. He spoke after touring a plant in Austin with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that assembles Apple computers.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)

((eric.beech@thomsonreuters.com; 202-898-8322; Reuters Messaging: eric.beech.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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